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MAD at DIA

02 Jul 2010

NMIT is involved in this exhibition of design based artwork that showcases excellence in design teaching and workmanship. The exhibition run for 3 weeks and is part of State of Design : Victoria's Design Festival and is held at the Design Institute of Australia

State of Design Festival is the public face of the Victorian Government Design Victoria Strategy. Established in 2004, the Festival is now an annual event. Australian Exhibitions & Conferences will deliver the Festival in 2010.

State of Design Festival increases the awareness of the value of design and showcases how design generates innovation, promotes sustainability and adds value to business and society. Festival programs demonstrate and broadly communicate how the Victorian and Australian design profession can improve living conditions, create sustainable development opportunities, and generate new and innovative products and services; in turn, providing economic benefit for the state of Victoria.

By communicating to Victorian, Australian and international audiences, the Festival promotes a deeper understanding of design capability and value.

The 2010 State of Design Festival will take place from 14 - 25 July throughout metropolitan Melbourne, and regional centres around Victoria.

More than 130,000 people are expected to experience one or more of the 75 events across the Festival's four main programs.

 

Interview / Photo Opportunity

Media enquiries should be directed to the NMIT Communications Officer, James Gardener, on (03) 92691579, 0413 483 182 or jamesgardener@nmit.vic.edu.au

NMIT (Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE) - Situated on seven campuses and six training centres throughout Melbourne's north, NMIT delivers vocational training, higher education and lifelong learning capabilities for a global workforce. NMIT forges partnerships with community, industry and government to produce practical, solution orientated graduates capable of making meaningful contributions to their chosen field of endeavour.